Pointille
Artwork: Pointille
Size: mount: 56.5 x 41.9 cm
Medium: Gouache on black card mounted on card
Creation year: 1935
Marks: Signed with the artist's monogram and dated 35 (lower left); titled, numbered no 559 and dated 1935 (on the verso of the mount)
Category: Drawings
Artwork details : Executed in May 1935
Provenance: J.B. Neumann, New York (acquired in November 1935 and until at least 1939); Nierendorf Gallery, New York (acquired by July 1942); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (The Museum of Non-Objective Painting), New York (acquired from the previous in 1945 and sold: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, October 20, 1971, lot 55); Jerome L. Greene, New York (acquired at the previous sale); Jewish Museum, New York (a gift from the estate of the previous; deaccessioned in 2000); Sale: Farsetti Arte, Prato, December 1, 2007, lot 721; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Paris, Cahiers d'Art, W. Kandisnky: nouvelles toiles, aquarelles, dessins, 1935; Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, The Fifteenth International Exhibition of Watercolors, 1936, no. 120; Boston, Institute of Modern Art, Contemporary German Art, 1939, no. 24

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-05-17
Lot Number: 164